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George B Watson

April 16, 1941 — December 7, 2020

George B. Watson, of Uniontown, and formerly of Alliance passed away at Akron General Hospital on December 7, 2020.

He was born April 16, 1941 in Knoxville, PA to William “Doc” Watson and Agnes (Kalinoski) Watson. George was raised in Castle Shannon, PA.

George received his Bachelor’s Degree from Youngstown State University, and his Master’s Degree in Engineering from Carnegie Mellon.

He worked as a Mechanical Engineer at B&W Research for more than 40 years.

George was a member of Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in Green.

He will be loved and missed by his family, including his children, William “Bill” Watson, of Cuyahoga Falls, Cheryl Russell, of Alliance, and Tammy Mikes, of Alliance; grandchildren, Drew Russell, Ian Watson, Joseph Mikes, Jacob Watson, and Katie Mikes; great-grandson, Taiden Mikes, and brother, Raymond (Jane) Watson, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Memorial Service will be held at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home December 12th at 12:00 p.m. with Fr. David Durkee officiating. Friends may call for two hours prior to the service.

Memorial Contributions may be made in George’s memory to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 5700 Brecksville Rd Suite 202, Independence, Ohio 44131.

A special thanks to Akron General Medical Center “5400 Care Team”.

Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601. Friends and family who are unable to attend may share condolences and watch the service online at

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Saturday, December 12, 2020

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Alliance, OH 44601

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Saturday, December 12, 2020

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Cassaday - Turkle - Christian Funeral Service (Alliance, Ohio)

75 South Union Avenue
Alliance, OH 44601

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